That’s actually a very good theory. We writers like doing things like that.
Because the stories are what make them fascinating characters. For families, you can’t just have a strictly 2D character, they have to be somewhat flexible, with a bit of development to show their importance to the story.
Anyhow, to each their own. I loved Papa Castle.
I’d be in tears if that happened. So… no.
Seems like some people haven’t seen Nathan in Firefly…